Mixed mode ventilation

Mixed mode ventilation

A ventilation strategy that combines natural ventilation with mechanical ventilation, allowing a building to be ventilated either mechanically or naturally, and at times both.
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* A useful ten-point checklist for determining the applicability of natural ventilation and mixed-mode ventilation can be found in the ASHRAE Journal article "Mixed Mode Ventilation: Finding the Right Mix" (McConahey 2008).
CIBSE AM13, Mixed Mode Ventilation, is a more detailed rational guideline on mixed-mode ventilation (2000).
The Cboi Anticipates That The Property, When Completed, Will Achieve, As A Minimum, A Breeam Excellent Rating Via The Provision Of Appropriate Sustainability Solutions Utilising A Mixed Mode Ventilation Strategy And Will Be Fitted Out To A Quality Specification.
Tower and AHU controls are integrated so that the towers provide natural ventilation and respond first to a high C[0.sub.2] signal, energizing the AHU for mixed mode ventilation only when the towers cannot provide sufficient fresh air.
* Classroom cooling strategy is based on thermal mass, natural and mixed mode ventilation, and ceiling fans rather than compressors.
Inside it has roof lights and windows which help to reduce energy c on sum p -tion and it features mixed mode ventilation systems which use natural air movement to ventilate the store, again cutting down electricity consumption.
Other energy conservation measures include heat recovery systems, mixed mode ventilation, passive cooling, use of natural lighting and low energy lighting systems.
A CFD analysis was also used to refine the hospital's large atrium mixed mode ventilation system design.
The cboi anticipates that the property when completed will achieve a breeam excellent rating via the provision of appropriate sustainability solutions utilising a mixed mode ventilation strategy.
Fin-enhanced, closed-circuit fluid coolers allow for ACB water-side economization, and mixed mode ventilation can be used to great effect to further reduce the carbon footprints of new and existing buildings.
There is a level of sophistication required by building owners using mixed mode ventilation, as educating the occupants in the risks of opening the windows with this type of system can create problems for the building environment.